Tuesday, May 22, 2018

World news

Brexit: UK public are becoming more pessimistic over economic impact of EU withdrawal, finds...

The British public has become more pessimistic about the economic impact of Brexit, a major new survey for the Bank of England has found. A survey by...

Brexit: UK must accept EU laws during transition to prevent ‘dramatic’ economic impact, warns...

A transition period after Brexit where the UK continues to accept EU rules would be a “price worth paying” for economic stability, an influential Commons committee...

There are signs London’s prime property slump is easing

Prime London property has had a tough year, but there are signs that the slump is easing. The capital’s three most expensive boroughs - the City of...

British politics ‘is going badly wrong’ as MPs face abuse and death threats, warns...

An ex-Conservative cabinet minister has warned that “something is going badly wrong in our democracy” following a year in which violent threats and abuse flooded political...

India state elections latest: Narendra Modi’s ruling BJP party set for reduced majority in...

India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was set to win an election in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state on Monday, the vote count showed, but...

South Korea scrambles fighter jets after China military planes enter country’s airspace

South Korean fighter jets were scrambled after five Chinese military planes entered the country's airspace. The Chinese aircraft entered the Korean Air Defence Identification Zone (KADIZ) from southwest of...

Abuse, egg attacks, and a vandalised car — Nigel Farage says his life is...

Nigel Farage has bemoaned the state of his life after Brexit in a "soul-baring interview" with the Daily Mail. The former UKIP leader told the newspaper that...

Commons deputy speaker Lindsay Hoyle ‘devastated’ by daughter’s death

House of Commons Deputy Speaker Lindsay Hoyle has spoken of his devastation following the sudden death of his daughter Natalie.  His 28-year-old daughter died suddenly in Essex on...

Home Office gives police an extra £50m to fight terrorism

Police forces across the UK will receive a £50m funding boost in a plan to help them fight terrorism.  Home Secretary Amber Rudd said next year’s police counter-terrorism...

Chili Klaus gives ghost peppers to Danish boys choir, chaos ensues

This could be a way to spice up boring carol singers at Christmas.  Danish musician and YouTube star Chili Klaus is a maverick who challenges people to...